Sail Coastal Waters on S/V Shamrock

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Tours & Activities

With 3 daily departure options, we guide you along the waterways surrounding local barrier islands.  Advance reservations are required.

Shamrock is a sailing yacht located at 609 Trails End Road, Wilmington, NC.  All cruises depart from Masonboro Yacht Club & Marina.  Each 2.5 hour tour is $80 per person with a maximum of 6 people per tour. 

Also, round trip water taxi service to Masonboro Island is offered at $35 per passenger via power boat. You pick the origination time & pick up details.  Advance reservations are required through Shamrock Sailing Adventures.  Click Book Now and select "MSB Visit".  

We specialize in on-the-sea leadership seminars. Ask about our intensive courses that strengthen qualities necessary to lead in a highly volatile & uncertain environment.  

Beyond a classroom, the sea is a formidable teacher demanding anticipation & action.  We design & deliver leadership experiences for both individuals and organizations. Contact us for details.



Shamrock is a classic 42 ft. Sparkman & Stephens sailing yacht built in 1977.  She is USCG Auxillary inspected.  Shamrock is 14 gross tons & USCG documented.

Captain Jim was raised in coastal NC, first moving to Wrightsville Beach in 1975.  He has over 28 years sailing experience in the local area.

We offer private charter services upon request.  Contact us to make custom cruise arrangements.  Pricing for special cruises are $260 per hour, with a 2 hour minimum.  Call (919) 302-3421 



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